Tag: OPM

FEHB Premiums to Rise by 1.5% in 2019

September 26, 2018 2:44 PM , Updated October 8, 2018 11:36 AM
FEHB Premiums to Rise by 1.5% in 2019

How much will your FEHB insurance premiums increase in 2019? OPM has provided the data in advance of the upcoming open season.

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Bolton Confirms China was Behind OPM Data Breaches

September 21, 2018 5:00 PM

The White House confirmed that China is to blame for the two massive data breaches that exposed personal data of over 20 million federal employees.

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Bill Would Restore ALJs to Competitive Service

September 9, 2018 8:31 AM , Updated September 15, 2018 8:06 PM
Bill Would Restore ALJs to Competitive Service

Recently introduced legislation would overturn one of President Trump’s executive orders and restore ALJs to the competitive service process.

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Federal Benefits Open Season Coming This Fall

September 6, 2018 11:32 AM , Updated September 14, 2018 12:20 PM

The annual open season for selecting your 2019 federal benefits will take place this fall. This is some important initial information for you to know.

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Despite More Incoming Claims, OPM Manages to Reduce Retirement Backlog in August

September 5, 2018 4:17 PM , Updated September 14, 2018 12:20 PM
Despite More Incoming Claims, OPM Manages to Reduce Retirement Backlog in August

OPM’s retirement backlog saw a noticeable improvement in August versus July despite more incoming claims.

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A New Tool for the Annuity Supplement

September 5, 2018 2:35 PM , Updated September 14, 2018 12:20 PM

The author says that OPM should develop software to aid in calculating the FERS annuity supplement.

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OPM Rescinds Guidance on Labor Relations Executive Orders

August 29, 2018 3:47 PM , Updated September 9, 2018 8:27 AM

OPM has issued revised guidance for agencies as a result of a judge’s recent decision to invalidate significant portions of labor relations executive orders.

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OPM and GAO Fight Over Tables of Penalties

August 29, 2018 11:46 AM
OPM and GAO Fight Over Tables of Penalties

A GAO report says that federal agencies could make wider use of tables of penalties for workplace discipline, but OPM disagrees.

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Removing a Family Member from the FEHB

August 22, 2018 10:44 AM , Updated August 30, 2018 9:57 AM
Removing a Family Member from the FEHB

When can a family member be removed from some FEHB plans? Here is OPM’s explanation.

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Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

August 15, 2018 5:31 PM
Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

GAO takes a look at federal employee misconduct and ways agencies can improve how they handle it.

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